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Fall 2017 Office Hours
8:30am - 4:30 pm (usually)

* We try hard to be office between 8:30am and 4:00pm on most weekdays, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    2017 Backyard Composting & Rain Barrel Sale Pick Up

    Saturday, June 17 from 10am to 1pm

    Knox-Lincoln SWCD Office
    893 West St (Rt 90)
    Rockport, ME 04856 (map)

    All pre-ordered items will be ready for you to take home and put to use!


    Extras available of the following items:

    • Sure Close Kitchen Scrap Pails
    • Wingdigger Aerators
    • REOtemp Thermometers



    Questions? Call or email Hildy at 596-2040 or hildy@knox-lincoln.org


    The following items will be available in Spring 2018. Scroll down to sign up for the mailing list!

    Earth Machine Compost Bin

    • Converts grass, leaves & table scraps into an abundance of rich garden soil
    •  Easy, snap together assembly
    • Large 80 gallon capacity
    • 10 year warranty & Instruction Booklet 
    • Made with recycled plastic
    • Assembled dimensions - 33”x35”

           2017 price: $60 including tax  (Suggested retail $125 + tax)




    Brooks Mill Lobster Trap Composter   NEW!!
    (made in Thomaston, Maine)

    The coated 4ft x 12ft wire enclosure makes up to a cubic yard of compost.

    • Its size allows it to work all year long.
    • Put grass, leaves, garden waste, and table scraps in it.
    • The cover of same material keeps pests out while allowing in rain and air circulation.
    • Kit comes with a cover and hog ring pliers
    • Seal of approval from some of Maine’s top composting experts!

    2017 price: $90.00 including tax




    SYSTERN Rain Barrel

    • Great rain water collection for gardening
    • 55 Gallon capacity
    • Neutral color blends into any landscape
    • Made of polyethylene; up to 50% recycled
    • Built-in mosquito mesh keeps out bugs and debris
    • Overflow capability/accessories included
    • Links to another Systern Rain Barrel

     2017 price: $75 including tax  (Suggested retail $120 + tax)



    The Compost Cart  NEW!!!


    • 10.5 gallon (40 liter) wheeled cart for food scrap storage
    • Perfect for storing food scraps for a trip to the garden (or your friend's garden) pile or transfer station (for those of you lucky enough to have municipal composting)

     2017 price: $48 including tax



    Sure Close Compost Pail

    • 1.9 gallon capacity; 11 x 9.5 x 8.5  
    • Hinged, stay-open, vented lid 
    • Interlocking seal keeps out fruit flies  
    • Wide top for easy scraping

     2017 price: $11 including tax




    Wingdigger Compost Turner and Aerator

    •  Tubular steel construction; 31” long
    • Padded handle
    • Easily lifts & mixes newer compost with more decomposed bottom layers 
    • Decreases compsction and aerates

        2017 price: $23 including tax






    REOTEMP Backyard Compost Thermometer  

    • Accurate and durable from 0 to 200 F
    • 1/4" x 20" metal stem
    • Easy to read - won't fog up!
    • Three composting temperature zones: Steady, Active, Hot
    • Composting instructions included
    • 1 yr limited warranty

    2017 price: $25 including tax




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